HIV orientation and pre/post test counseling training
Date: May 18-19, 2018
Time: 8am to 5pm
Venue: 2nd Floor Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (PSMID) Office #116 9th Avenue Cubao Quezon City
Contact: Mr Roldan Bucal firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Fee: P 5,000 (inclusive of 2 snacks and 1 lunch per day)
Course Description: During the TWO-day training, the participants will be provided the latest and state-of-the-art information on the epidemiology, testing, disease mechanism, holistic treatment, control and prevention strategies based on risk necessary to impart basic and correct information during patient/client counseling/ health teaching. They will also acquire counseling skills, although taught in the context of HIV testing, that can be applied to other aspects of health and social interventions. They will also be updated on the latest policies and guidelines in the conduct of HIV testing in the country.
For whom is this training?
Medical technologists, nurses, and doctors often faced with clients seeking to be tested for HIV or needs to be offered an HIV test due to medical indications. Any health care professional or graduate of medical or allied health course interested to acquire skills on counseling for HIV testing may also participate in this training.